2010 Buick LaCrosse Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$26,245-$33,015
$25,195-$31,694
17 /CITY / 26 /HWY
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What Changed for the 2010 Buick LaCrosse:

  • Completely redesigned, second-generation model
  • Sculpted styling defines Buick's modern global design theme
  • Created in collaboration with GM design houses in both the U.S. and China, with engineering assistance from Europe
  • Offered in three trim levels: CX, CXL and CXS
  • Available all-wheel drive (AWD) on LaCrosse CXL and CXS
  • Base CX models come equipped with a new 255-hp, 3.0-liter, direct-injection V-6 engine, premium cloth seats and 17-inch wheels
  • Mid-grade CXL trim adds leather-appointed heated seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, fog lamps, side-view mirrors with LED turn indicators and puddle lamps, and 18-inch wheels
  • Top-line LaCrosse CXS models add a new 280-hp, 3.6-liter, direct-injection V-6 engine; real-time active dampening suspension; perforated, leather-appointed, heated and cooled seats; and chrome-plated 18-inch wheels (19-inch wheels are optional)
  • Engines are mated to a new, 6-speed automatic transmission with tap-up/tap-down manual shift control
  • EPA fuel economy for the 3.0-liter engine is estimated at 18 mpg city/27 mpg highway
  • Interior features smoked chrome accents, wood trim, premium leather and \"cool blue\" ambient lighting
  • \"Intelligent\" personal technologies including in-dash navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary audio and USB ports
  • Available power rear-window sunshade and DVD entertainment system-with two display screens integrated into the seatbacks-for rear-seat passengers
  • Available adaptive lighting package
  • Available rear camera system with the display integrated into the navigation system screen
  • Designed to meet the criteria for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 20-Star Safety rating
  • Standard safety equipment includes front, side, and curtain air bags, stability and traction control, and a side blind-zone alert system
  • Standard OnStar communications system, featuring automatic crash response, automatic air bag deployment response, and Crisis Assist
  • Built at GM's Fairfax Assembly facility in Kansas City, Kan.
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What Changed for the 2010 Buick LaCrosse:

  • Completely redesigned, second-generation model
  • Sculpted styling defines Buick's modern global design theme
  • Created in collaboration with GM design houses in both the U.S. and China, with engineering assistance from Europe
  • Offered in three trim levels: CX, CXL and CXS
  • Available all-wheel drive (AWD) on LaCrosse CXL and CXS
  • Base CX models come equipped with a new 255-hp, 3.0-liter, direct-injection V-6 engine, premium cloth seats and 17-inch wheels
  • Mid-grade CXL trim adds leather-appointed heated seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, fog lamps, side-view mirrors with LED turn indicators and puddle lamps, and 18-inch wheels
  • Top-line LaCrosse CXS models add a new 280-hp, 3.6-liter, direct-injection V-6 engine; real-time active dampening suspension; perforated, leather-appointed, heated and cooled seats; and chrome-plated 18-inch wheels (19-inch wheels are optional)
  • Engines are mated to a new, 6-speed automatic transmission with tap-up/tap-down manual shift control
  • EPA fuel economy for the 3.0-liter engine is estimated at 18 mpg city/27 mpg highway
  • Interior features smoked chrome accents, wood trim, premium leather and \"cool blue\" ambient lighting
  • \"Intelligent\" personal technologies including in-dash navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary audio and USB ports
  • Available power rear-window sunshade and DVD entertainment system-with two display screens integrated into the seatbacks-for rear-seat passengers
  • Available adaptive lighting package
  • Available rear camera system with the display integrated into the navigation system screen
  • Designed to meet the criteria for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 20-Star Safety rating
  • Standard safety equipment includes front, side, and curtain air bags, stability and traction control, and a side blind-zone alert system
  • Standard OnStar communications system, featuring automatic crash response, automatic air bag deployment response, and Crisis Assist
  • Built at GM's Fairfax Assembly facility in Kansas City, Kan.
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Available Trims for the 2010 Buick LaCrosse
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name CX (4dr Sdn 3.0L) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27085.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 17/26
Name CXL (4dr Sdn 3.0L FWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29645.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 17/26
Name CXL (4dr Sdn 3.0L AWD) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31820.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/25
Name CXS (4dr Sdn) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33015.00 Engine 3.6L/217 City/Hwy MPG 17/27
Name CX (4dr Sdn 2.4L) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 26245.00 Engine 2.4L/145 City/Hwy MPG 19/30
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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front bucket includes (AJC) 2-way adjustable head restraints
  • Seat adjuster, driver 8-way power
  • Seat adjuster, passenger, 4-way manual, 2-way power vertical
  • Seat trim, cloth
  • Head restraints, 2-way adjustable, front
  • Floor mats, carpeted front and rear with front fixation points
  • Sill plates, front, bright
  • QuietTuning, Buick exclusive process to reduce, block and absorb noise and vibration to create a quiet interior cabin
  • Steering column, tilt and telescopic, manual
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped rim
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio controls
  • Compass display
  • Display, driver instrument information enhanced, one color
  • Personalization features includes driver memory, 2 specific Remote Keyless Entry FOB controls for the driver identification greeting, audio system settings, station presets, content theft, automatic door locks, activation verification, perimeter lighting, delayed locking and (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (if equipped) (Does not include (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist.)
  • Windows, power with driver Express-Up/Down
  • Windows, power with front passenger Express-Up/Down
  • Windows, power, rear with Express-Down
  • Retained accessory power power windows, audio system and sunroof remain operational after ignition is switched off for 10 minutes or until a door is opened
  • Door locks, power programmable with lockout protection
  • Remote Keyless Entry, extended-range
  • Cruise control
  • Theft-deterrent system, content theft alarm
  • Theft-deterrent system, immobilizer, vehicle, PASS-Key III
  • Air conditioning, single-zone automatic climate control and rear seat heating/cooling outlets
  • Defogger, rear-window electric
  • Air filtration system
  • Cup holders, 2 front console, covered, 2 rear armrest
  • Power outlets, 2 auxiliary
  • Armrest, rear center with 2 integral cup holders and rear seat pass-through
  • Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
  • Console, front, 2-way adjustable armrest with multi-level storage
  • Visors, driver and front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors, sliding
  • Assist handles, front passenger and rear outboard with coat hook on left rear passenger assist handle
  • Lighting, custom interior front and rear reading, front and rear door and console ambient lighting, front foot well, puddle lights and instrument panel light pipe
  • Shift knob, leather-wrapped
  • Brake, parking, electronic powered
  • Cargo net
  • Seat adjuster, driver 4-way power lumbar
  • Seat adjuster, front passenger 8-way power
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Seat trim, leather-appointed seating
  • Personalization features includes driver memory, 2 specific Remote Keyless Entry FOB controls for the driver identification greeting, audio system settings, station presets, content theft, automatic door locks, activation verification, perimeter lighting, delayed locking and (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (if equipped)
  • Universal Home Remote includes garage door opener, 3-channel programmable
  • Air conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control with individual climate settings for driver and right-front passenger and rear seat heating/cooling outlets
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming
  • Assist handles, front passenger and rear outboard with coat hook on left rear passenger assist handle (Front passenger assist handle not available when (C3U) power sunroof is ordered)
  • Seat, ventilated driver
  • Seat, ventilated passenger
  • Seat trim, perforated leather-appointed seating
  • Memory settings includes "presets" for 2 drivers, 8-way power driver/passenger seat with easy exit driver seat and outside mirrors
  • Steering wheel leather and wood grain, heated
  • Display, driver instrument information enhanced, multi-color
  • E-Z Key Passive Entry System, extended range with (BTM) keyless start and automatic door lock/unlock features
  • Power outlet, 120-volt
  • Sunshade, power, rear
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 17" (43.2 cm) high vent steel with flush cover
  • Tires, P245/50R17 all-season, blackwall, steel-belted radial
  • Tire, compact spare, 17" (43.2 cm), includes steel wheel and jack kit
  • Moldings, bodyside, bright
  • Grille, chrome waterfall
  • Headlamps, halogen composite with Twilight Sentinel and flash-to-pass feature
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual folding
  • Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted
  • Glass, acoustic, laminated front-side and windshield
  • Wipers, front intermittent, structure-less wiper blades
  • Door handles, with chrome insert
  • Lamp, LED center high-mounted stop/brake (CHMSL)
  • Lamps, rear stop tail, LED
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) machined-faced alloy, painted
  • Tires, P245/50R18 V-rated all-season, blackwall
  • Fog lamps, front halogen with projector technology
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding with integrated turn signal indicators and ground illumination
  • Wheels, 18" (45.7 cm) chrome-plated
  • Mirrors, outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding with integrated turn signal indicators, ground illumination and driver-side memory and auto-dimming feature
  • Spoiler, rear body-color, decklid (Available in all exterior colors. Not available for Fleet or Government order types.)
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 3.0L DOHC, V6 VVT Spark Ignition Direct Injection (SIDI) (255 hp [193.9 kW] @ 6900 rpm, 217 lb-ft of torque [293.0 N-m] @ 5100 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive includes Driver Shift Control, tap up/tap down
  • Axle, 2.77 ratio
  • Drivetrain, front wheel drive
  • Battery, maintenance free with rundown protection, heavy-duty 512 cold-cranking amps
  • Suspension, front MacPherson strut
  • Suspension, rear 4-link
  • Steering, power, rack-and-pinion
  • Exhaust, dual stainless-steel
  • Remote vehicle starter system
  • Suspension, rear H-arm
  • Steering, power, variable effort, magnetic, rack-and-pinion
  • Engine, 3.0L DOHC, V6 VVT Spark Ignition Direct Injection (SIDI) (252 hp [187.9 kW] @ 6900 rpm, 215 lb-ft of torque [290.3 N-m] @ 5100 rpm)
  • Differential, electronic limited slip
  • Drivetrain, all wheel drive
  • Engine, 3.6L Variable Valve Timing V6 with SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection), DOHC (280 hp [215.5 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 259 lb-ft of torque [349.7 N-m] @ 4800 rpm)
  • Keyless start, switch
  • Suspension, front, HiPer Strut
  • Exhaust, dual-outlet stainless-steel with bright tips
  • Engine, 2.4L DOHC, 4-cylinder SIDI (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) with VVT (Variable Valve Timing) (182 hp [135.7 kW] @ 6700 rpm, 172 lb-ft of torque [232.2 N-m] @ 4900 rpm)
  • Transmission, 6-speed automatic, Hydra-Matic, electronically controlled with overdrive includes Driver Shift Control, tap up/tap down
  • Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio
PACKAGE
  • Comfort and Convenience Package #1 includes (CJ2) dual-zone automatic climate control, (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, (UPF) Bluetooth for phone, (APG) driver 4-way power lumbar seat adjuster, (BTV) remote vehicle starter system, (AG2) front passenger 8-way power seat adjuster and (UG1) Universal Home Remote
  • Comfort and Convenience Package #2 includes (UD7) Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist, (A45) memory settings and (DLG) outside heated power-adjustable, manual-folding mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators, ground illumination and driver-side memory and auto-dimming feature
  • Luxury Package includes (NR5) leather and wood grain heated steering wheel, (KU1) driver ventilated seat, (KU3) front passenger ventilated seat, perforated leather-appointed seating, (DB3) power rear sunshade, (ATH) E-Z Key Passive Entry System and (BTM) keyless start
SAFETY
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc with intelligent assist
  • StabiliTrak stability control system with brake assist, includes Traction Control
  • Daytime Running Lamps, switchable
  • Air bags, dual-stage frontal and side-impact, driver and right-front passenger and head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat outboard occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bag Passenger Sensing System, sensor indicator inflatable restraint, front passenger/child presence detector (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Directions and Connections plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance featuring Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, innovative easy to use Turn-by-Turn Navigation with Destination Download and OnStar eNav (where available), Hands Free Calling, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Low Mileage Discount, and Remote Ignition Block (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Turn-by-Turn Navigation requires ABS and Directions and Connections plan.
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
  • Door locks, child security, rear, electrical
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats in all rear seating positions
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Horn, dual-note high and low
  • Rear Parking Assist, Ultrasonic with audible warning
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, AM/FM/XM stereo, single disc CD and MP3 player auxiliary jack input, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, speed-compensated volume and TheftLock
  • XM Radio, XM Radio is standard on more than 50 2010 GM models, including three trial months of service. XM turns your world on with commercial-free music channels for virtually every music genre, all in amazing digital quality sound. Turn on your favorite sports, the biggest names in News, Talk and Comedy, family programming, exclusive concerts and original music series, wherever you go from coast to coast. Everything worth listening to is now on XM (XM service available only in the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. XM Radio subscription required and sold separately after trial period. Fees, taxes, and a one-time re-activation fee, may apply. Subscriptions governed by XM Customer Agreement available at xmradio.com. All fees and progra
  • Audio system feature, premium 7-speaker system
  • Antenna, integral rear window
  • Bluetooth for phone, personal cell phone connectivity to vehicle audio system
  • Entertainment Package includes (UQA) harman/kardon 384-watt 11-speaker 5.1 Matrix surround system, (USR) USB port and (KI6) 120V power outlet
  • Audio system feature, harman/kardon 384-watt 11-speaker 5.1 Matrix surround system
  • Audio system feature, USB port

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